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#38: Tanya Dalton—Get Unstuck and Find Your Passion in Work (and in Life)

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Close to 11 million people, almost 10% of the U.S. workforce, have recently quit their jobs in search for greater purpose. Some have coined this moment the "Great Resignation". If you're one of those people, feeling stuck in a job and going through the motions, then you need to listen to today's conversation with Tanya Dalton! Tanya is a productivity expert and author of the new book On Purpose, and will help you escape the merry-go-round, follow your passion and find your "soulmate client."
 
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Order Tanya Dalton's new book, On Purpose, and access exclusive content at TanyaDalton.com/elb.
 
If you need help assessing what’s wrong with your business, you can hire a Business Made Simple Certified Coach at HireACoach.com. We certify the best business coaches in the world who can help you figure out exactly what’s wrong with your business then give you the tools you need to fix it. Just go to HireACoach.com today! 
 
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#37: Hala Taha—How to Develop an Internship Program to Fill Your Talent Pool

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Some the biggest challenges you face growing your business are finding the right talent and managing to pay your people without overhead getting too high. That's why you need an internship program. And we don't mean some stereotypical program where college students complete mindless tasks. In today's conversation with expert Hala Taha, host of the Young and Profiting podcast and founder of YAP media, you'll learn how to build an internship program that makes it easy to find and train the talent you need to grow your business.
 
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Find out more about Hala's Young and Profiting podcast and YAP Media at YoungAndProfiting.com/Yap-Media.
 
If you need help assessing what’s wrong with your business, you can hire a Business Made Simple Certified Coach at HireACoach.com. We certify the best business coaches in the world who can help you figure out exactly what’s wrong with your business then give you the tools you need to fix it. Just go to HireACoach.com today! 
 
Every week on Business Made Simple we help you discover what’s wrong with your business then show you how to fix it.

#36: Scott Jeffrey Miller—Marketing Strategies That Stand the Test of Time

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Want to beat the competition every time, without having the lowest price in the market? First, make it unbelievably easy to buy from you. Second, surprise and delight customers by taking the extra step to show them you care. In this episode, Don is joined by Scott Jeffrey Miller, author of Marketing Mess to Brand Success. They’ll coach you through how to make your marketing air tight so your customers not only have an effortless buying experience, but rave about your brand to everyone they know!

 

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Order Scott Jeffrey Miller's book, Marketing Mess To Brand Success, at MarketingMessBook.com

 

If you need help assessing what’s wrong with your business, you can hire a Business Made Simple Certified Coach at HireACoach.com. We certify the best business coaches in the world who can help you figure out exactly what’s wrong with your business then give you the tools you need to fix it. Just go to HireACoach.com today! 

 

Every week on Business Made Simple we help you discover what’s wrong with your business then show you how to fix it.

#35: Bill Haslam—Leading with Empathy When Your People are Divided

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Some believe being a strong leader means having all the answers and ruling with an iron fist. But unfortunately for them, they don't last long. It's only when you lead with empathy and compromise that you build trust and buy-in within your organization. In this episode we talk with former Tennessee governor Bill Haslam, author of the book Faithful Presence, about how to lead, even in the most turbulent times, with an open mind and not by your emotions.

 

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Click here to order Bill Haslam's new book, Faithful Presence. You can also find it wherever buy books. 

 

If you need help assessing what’s wrong with your business, you can hire a Business Made Simple Certified Coach at HireACoach.com. We certify the best business coaches in the world who can help you figure out exactly what’s wrong with your business then give you the tools you need to fix it. Just go to HireACoach.com today! 

 

Every week on Business Made Simple we help you discover what’s wrong with your business then show you how to fix it.

#34: Erin Meyer—Rewrite the Rules for Growing Your Business

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Hard work is irrelevant. Be radically honest. And never, ever try to please your boss. Would you believe these are the rules Netflix has lived by to reach their stratospheric level of growth and success? Well, in this week’s conversation with special guest Erin Meyer, co-author of No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention, you learn exactly why following them will help grow your business and attract the talent your business needs to become the next “Netflix” of your market! 

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Order Erin Meyer and Reed Hastings’ book, No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention, at NoRulesRules.com.

 

Get access to the upcoming Business Made Simple Live Coaching event: Talent Management - Your Playbook for Hiring and Compensating Top Talent on Thursday, August 26 at 10a (CT). Just go to BusinessMadeSimple.com and register now! After you sign up you’ll also get access to all of our on-demand business courses as well as our upcoming monthly live coaching events. Discover how to attract, hire and manage top talent at our next live coaching event on Thursday, August 26 by going to BusinessMadeSimple.com!

 

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Marketing Made Simple #9: Give Your Customers a "Happily Ever After"

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Never assume people will understand how your brand can change their lives. You need to clearly tell your customer how buying your product will end in their success. This is best way to offer them what they want most: a happy ending to their story where they become the hero!

This week, J.J. and April work the final section of the StoryBrand framework: Success. They’ll also show you: 

 

  • How to cast a vision of a climactic scene for your customers 

 

  • How to frame success against failure

 

  • Examples of success language for your website

 

We also talk with Anthony Dicks, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, who shares how creating a “happily ever after” vision for his client’s marketing helped win more customers and increase sales. Contact StoryBrand Certified Guide Anthony Dicks directly at ClarifyYourMessage.com/Anthony-Dicks.

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Follow us so you never miss weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Our StoryBrand certified marketing guides, like Anthony Dicks, are the best marketers in the world. Hire a guide to help clarify your marketing and messaging at MarketingMadeSimple.com.

#33: Doug Keim—How to Attract, Hire and Manage Top Talent

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Hiring and managing top talent to grow your business can be overwhelming. Without a clear process to thoroughly qualify potential hires, you could find yourself on-boarding your uncle’s best friend’s cousin as your new sales director solely based on the fact that “they sold stuff at a job they had in college one time”. Not okay. If you never want to find yourself in that situation, you need a talent management framework. This week Don breaks down how you can start implementing one with special guest and Business Made Simple President, Doug Keim. Listen now to finally learn how to begin attracting, hiring and managing top talent within your business!

 

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Get access to the upcoming Business Made Simple Live Coaching event: Talent Management - Your Playbook for Hiring and Compensating Top Talent on Thursday, August 26 at 10a (CT). Just go to BusinessMadeSimple.com and register now! After you sign up you’ll also get access to all of our on-demand business courses as well as our upcoming monthly live coaching events. Discover how to attract, hire and manage top talent at our next live coaching event on Thursday, August 26 by going to BusinessMadeSimple.com!

 

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Marketing Made Simple #8: Save Your Customers from Failure

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A story lives and dies based on one question: Will the hero succeed or will they fail? This is also true for your marketing. You need to tell your customer what’s at stake if they don’t buy your product. Without clearly showing that failure, your customer has no motivation to make a purchase.

 

This week, J.J. and April work through the Failure section of the StoryBrand framework and show you: 

 

  • Exactly how to talk about failure without overwhelming your customer

 

  • How to breakdown and show the consequences related to not buying your product

 

  • Whether to use short-term vs. long-term failure in your messaging

 

We also talk with Jessie Congleton, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, who shares how introducing failure in her client’s marketing actually inspired customer’s to take action and buy during what was typically a slow season.  Contact StoryBrand Certified Guide Jessie Congleton directly at ClarifyYourMessage.com/JessieCongleton.

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Our StoryBrand certified marketing guides, like Jessie Congleton, are the best marketers in the world. Hire a guide to help clarify your marketing and messaging at MarketingMadeSimple.com.

#32: Governor Bill Lee—How Investing in Your Employees Can Pay Off

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When running a growing team, developing your employees is no small feat. Today’s conversation with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee offers guidance and a solid example of how you can educate and strengthen your workforce to position your business for massive growth!

 

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At Business Made Simple we help you understand what’s wrong with your business and show you how to fix it. Just go to BusinessMadeSimple.com and for only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month. Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #7: Challenge Your Customers to Take Action

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In a story, a character never takes action on their own. They need to be challenged. The same is true for your customer! As the guide in your customer’s story, you must let them know what’s at stake if they don’t buy your product then clearly call them to action by asking for a commitment to buy.

 

This week, J.J. and April unpack the Call To Action, or CTA, section of the StoryBrand framework and show you: 

 

  • How to create a strong Call To Action or CTA for your customer

 

  • Specific examples of effective CTAs 

 

  • Exactly where to position CTAs in your website to increase customer engagement

 

We also talk with Angie Schultz, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, who shares how clarifying her client’s CTA lead to amazing results! Contact StoryBrand Certified Guide Angie Schultz directly at ClarifyYourMessage.com/Angie-Schultz.

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#31: Koula Callahan—How to Conduct a Great Exit Interview

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When one of your team members decides to leave your company, even for the best reasons, it is crucial to conduct a great exit interview. Without one you are missing an opportunity to collect valuable feedback for improving how you hire and retain top talent. 

Today Don, J.J. and Koula discuss exactly what’s needed in an effective exit interview and provide a list of strategic questions to capture honest feedback while also positioning your team member to leave with a great sense of closure. 

 

Sadly, today’s conversation also acts an exit interview for our co-host Koula Callahan. Koula is truly a foundational pillar at Business Made Simple and is off to new and fantastic opportunities! But before she leaves, we are extremely grateful she has allowed this personal conversation to air on the podcast, giving you an inside look at how to craft and conduct a great exit interview. 

 

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Take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month. Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #6: Customers Never Trust a Guide Without a Plan

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You should always begin your customer's story by identifying what they want then define their problem to spark interest in how you can help them overcome that problem. Next, reveal yourself as their guide by expressing empathy and demonstrating authority. Now is the time to ask your customer for a commitment to buy your product however that won’t happen unless you have a clear and simple plan for them to follow.

 

This week, J.J. and April unpack Plan section of the StoryBrand framework and show you how to: 

 

-Build a great three step plan, no matter your business, giving your customer a clear path to buying from you

 

-Use specific language in your marketing to activate your customer to make a commitment to buy

 

-Clearly show your customer how buying your product will make their life better

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#30: John Maxwell—The Proven Steps You Need to Create Change

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We live in a time filled with conflict and uncertainty, feeling like we're stuck watching from the sidelines ready to give up. But even as we are constantly bombarded by our news and social feeds, there are proven steps you can follow allowing you to plant the seeds of transformation to create change within your business, community and even your world. Today John Maxwell, leadership expert, change-maker and author of the new book, Change Your World, joins the conversation and shares the simple steps you need to finally break through the noise and achieve the change your world is so desperately needing!   

 

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Order John Maxwell’s new book, Change Your World, and get access to bonus content at ChangeYourWorld.com

Have questions about growing your skills as a leader? Join the conversation by getting access to our upcoming live Member Exclusive Q&A: How to Grow Your Leadership Skills with Donald Miller and Doug Keim on Thursday, July 29 at 10a by going to BusinessMadeSimple.com. Once you sign up you’ll also gain instant access to every one of our on-demand business courses as well as our upcoming monthly live coaching events. Grow your leadership skills by registering today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month. Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #5: Your Customers Are Looking for a Guide, Not a Hero

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Many businesses feel like they have something to prove and position themselves as the hero in their story. But customers aren't looking for another hero, they're looking for a guide! When you position yourself as the guide, showing customers exactly how your product can fix their problems and transform them into the hero, you're destined to win!

 

This week, J.J. and April unpack the Guide section of the StoryBrand framework and show how you can: 

 

-Use specific language throughout your marketing to position your brand as the guide

 

-Combine empathy and authority to build trust and engagement

 

-Craft your marketing tools, like a sales email, through the voice of a guide

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#29: Frank Calderoni—Why Downplaying the Importance of Character-Led Culture Will Cost You

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The character of your business is a critical driver of sustained success. Without character, there is no trust. So if your customers are reluctant to commit to buying your products or your team members are constantly at odds, you definitely need to listen to this episode! We're joined by Frank Calderoni, CEO of Anaplan (a cloud-based business planning software company) and author of the new book, Upstanding. Frank breaks down how you can align your business around a character-led culture to build trust and improve your bottom line.

 

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Order Frank Calderoni's new book, Upstanding, at UpstandingCharacter.com.

 

Finally take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #4: What Specific Problem Do You Solve For Customers?

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Can you name the specific problem your business solves for your customers? Identifying your customers' problem deepens their interest in the story you invite them in and shows you truly understand them. It’s the “hook” of your story, but without it, your customers have no reason to engage with your brand causing your story to fall flat.

 

This week, J.J. and April guide you through the Problem section of the StoryBrand framework and how you can:

 

-Clearly identify the problem you solve 

 

-Breakdown that problem into Three Levels of Conflict your customers are facing

 

-Implement problem-language into your marketing and messaging

 

J.J. also talks with Aleya Harris, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, who shares how she worked to specify the problem for a client who was stuck in the weeds trying to figure out exactly what they solved for their customers. Contact StoryBrand Certified Guide Aleya Harris at ClarifyYourMessage.com/Aleya-Harris

 

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Clarify your messaging in only 48 hours by registering for the StoryBrand Marketing Livestream happening July 19th and 20th. Businesses that clarify their message and build a sales funnel are the ones that thrive in the marketplace. At the StoryBrand Marketing Livestream, you'll get both done in 48 hours AND get real time coaching in an online breakout room to make sure that you’re getting it right. Register now at StoryBrand.com.

 

Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win. Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#28: David Eagleman—Break Free of Your Soul-Sucking Routine

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Sometimes it can feel like you’re constantly stuck in the same soul-sucking routine day after day, like a hamster in a wheel. And even if it's not draining all your energy, it can still be mentally exhausting. That is exactly why we invited David Eagleman to the podcast! David is a neuroscientist and best-selling author of the Pulitzer nominated Livewired: The Story of the Ever-Changing Brain and gives you simple and easy ways to break out of your routine, improve brain health and gain back your energy at work and at home. 

 

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Order David Eagleman's newest book, Livewired: The Story of the Ever-Changing Brain, at Eagleman.com/Books.

 

Finally take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #3: Discover What Your Customer Really Wants

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As a brand, you must define what your customer wants. As soon as you define that, a story question forms in their mind: Can this brand really help me get what I want? Without this, the customer has very little interest in the story.

 

This week, J.J. and April guide you through the Character section of the StoryBrand framework and how you can:

 

-Define exactly what your customer wants

 

-Plug that specific language into your marketing

 

-Help transform your customer into the hero after they use your product or service to get what they want

 

April also talks with Stacey Moore, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, who shares an example of how she redefined what her client's customer really wanted and how it not only clarified their message but grew their business.

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win.

 

Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#27: Juliet Funt—Reclaim Your Focus and Productivity

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Have a minute? If you're like most business leaders today, the answer is probably no. But you need open windows of time during the day in order to thrive, especially if you're growing a business. On this episode special guest Juliet Funt, author of A Minute To Think, shows you how to find moments of "white space", or strategic pauses, throughout your day to eliminate mindless tasks, enhance your performance and productivity, and reinvent the way you work. 

 

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Pre-order A Minute To Think at JulietFunt.com and then go to JulietFunt.com/BusinessMadeSimple for a free Facilitated Book Club Guide designed to deliver deeper insights and even more “ah-ha” moments about A Minute to Think! Plus, the first 1500 people to sign up will also receive an invitation to a 30-minute virtual Q&A with Juliet. Ask her anything about streamlining workflows, improving productivity, reclaiming your focus, and more!

 

Finally take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #2: Invite Your Customers Into a Beautiful Story

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In every great story, the main character goes on a journey and by the end she transforms from zero to hero. This is called identity transformation. The same is true for your marketing. When you participate in your customer's identity transformation you are going to win! 

This week J.J. and April unpack the first part of the StoryBrand framework, identity transformation, and how you can apply it so your customers feel like they've transformed after purchasing your product or service. April also talks with Macy Robison, one of our amazing StoryBrand Certified Marketing Guides, about how she directly used identity transformation inside the marketing of one of her clients and how it literally transformed their business!

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the hero and you become their guide. And when you help your customers win, you win.

 

Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Begin applying the StoryBrand Framework to your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#26: Josh Linkner—Five Strategies for Escaping a Creative Rut

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Running a business, you constantly run into challenges that need creative solutions. But what happens when you've hit a creative rut and time is ticking? This episode's special guest Josh Linkner, author of Big Little Breakthroughs, shows you exactly how to reclaim your creativity using five brainstorming techniques to help solve your trickiest problems and unlock your biggest opportunities! 

 

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Order Josh Linkner's book Big Little Breakthroughs and access exclusive bonus content at BigLittleBreakthroughs.com

 

Finally take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you'll get instant unlimited access to all of our online courses, including our signature course, How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business today at BusinessMadeSimple.com.

Marketing Made Simple #1: Donald Miller—The Framework That Makes Marketing Easy

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Does your company have a clear message? If not, it could be costing you thousands or more! That's exactly why we've invited Donald Miller, author of Building a StoryBrand and Marketing Made Simple, as our first guest. Don will guide you through the StoryBrand framework which has already helped thousands of businesses clarify their message to turn browsers into buyers. Listen and learn how to create marketing that is easy and that works!

 

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Every week on Marketing Made Simple, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins give you practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework and show you how to invite customers into a beautiful story where they become the Hero and you become their Guide. When you help your customers win, you win.

 

Subscribe to weekly episodes, dropping every Wednesday in the Marketing Made Simple feed! Just search "Marketing Made Simple" and look for the smiling J.J. on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

 

Implement the StoryBrand Framework into your marketing by creating your own BrandScript for FREE at MyStoryBrand.com.

#25: Joshua DuBois—Get the Most Out of the Post-COVID Spending Boom

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The post-COVID spending boom is coming! Is your business positioned to get the most out of it? Joshua DuBois, co-founder and CEO of Gauge.ai, returns to the podcast giving his top three predictions on exactly what you need do to get ahead of the game this upcoming quarter. 

 

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Find out more about Joshua DuBois at Gauge.ai

 

Start on your path to becoming a Business Made Simple Professional at BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you get instant access to all of our online courses, including our signature course How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com today!

Marketing Made Simple Launches Next Week on June 23!

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Showing your customer exactly how your product can transform their life is essential if you want your business to win! It's called identity transformation and in an upcoming episode of Marketing Made Simple, you'll learn what language to use in your messaging to engage your customer's identity transformation by inviting them into a beautiful story.

 

Every Wednesday, starting June 23, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins will deliver practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework you can immediately apply to improve your marketing and get more cash in the door. 

 

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#24: Greg McKeown—Experiencing Burnout? How to Reprioritize!

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We tend to equate success with working hard and think anything worth getting is worth working for, no matter the cost. But once we reach the level success we've dreamt about, we’re too burnt out to even enjoy it. Does this resonate with you? If so, pause and listen to today's conversation with Greg McKeown, author of the new book Effortless. Greg will teach you how to prioritize and reframe your priorities to make things easy allowing you to finally focus on what matters most. If you are constantly living inside your last edge of energy, this conversation is the reprogramming you need so can finally stop wearing your burn out as a badge of honor.

 

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Order Effortless at GregMcKeown.com/Books/Effortless/ and listen to Greg's new What's Essential podcast at GregMcKeown.com/Podcast/

 

Start on your path to becoming a Business Made Simple Professional at BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you get instant access to all of our online courses, including our signature course How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com today!

Introducing Our New Podcast: Marketing Made Simple!

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If your company does not have a clear message, it could be costing you thousands if not more! But don't worry because our brand new Marketing Made Simple podcast is here for you and here's a teaser of our very first episode with special guest Donald Miller, author of Building a StoryBrand, Marketing Made Simple and Business Made Simple

 

Every Wednesday, starting June 23, marketing experts Dr. J.J. Peterson and April Sunshine Hawkins will deliver practical marketing tips rooted in the StoryBrand framework you can immediately apply to improve your marketing and get more cash in the door. 

 

On Marketing Made Simple we believe your marketing should be easy and it should work. Finally learn how to build your marketing the right way and SUBSCRIBE NOW!

#23: Carey Lohrenz—Equipping Yourself to Perform Under Pressure

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Are you feeling helpless or stuck in perpetual chaos emerging into the post-COVID landscape? Today's guest, Carey Lohrenz, author of Span of Control, offers a solution. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, Carey has been there and  breaks down exactly how you can overcome that helpless feeling to navigate uncertainty and equip yourself to truly perform under pressure!

 

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Order Span of Control at CareyLohrenz.com then take the Span of Control test to find our if you're equipped to perform under pressure at CareyLohrenz.com/Span-Of-Control-Test

 

Start on your path to becoming a Business Made Simple Professional at BusinessMadeSimple.com. For only $275 annually you get instant access to all of our online courses, including our signature course How To Grow A Business, plus live coaching events with Donald Miller every month.

 

Take the mystery out of growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com today!

#22: Ellen Bennett—Learn To Stop Overthinking and Take Action

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Have you been trying to start up a business but keep dragging your heals overthinking every detail? If so, you need to listen to this episode! Special guest, Ellen Bennett, author of Dream First, Details Later and Founder/CEO of Hedley & Bennett, shares how she grew a $300 apron start-up into a multimillion dollar company. You'll come away knowing how to squash your doubt and build a personal playbook for taking action before you stop yourself again!

 

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#21: Charles Koch & Brian Hooks—How to Become the Best Version of Yourself

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This week we're asking the question, "What would happen if you shift the need to control to a need to empower?" Special guests Charles Koch and Brian Hooks, co-authors of Believe In People: Bottom Up Solutions for a Top Down World, give you their answer in this captivating conversation. They explain how an obsession with control is at the root of many of our current problems and offer a solution through empowerment. For anyone wanting to become the best version of themselves and make a true difference inside their business or community, this conversation acts as the perfect roadmap!

 

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#20: Ryan Deiss—The Digital Marketing Strategy Your Business Needs [Part 2]

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Special guest, Ryan Deiss, digital marketing expert and CEO of Digital Marketer, is back to continue guiding you step-by-step through a digital marketing strategy that will help your business scale and make you more money.

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#19: Ryan Deiss—The Digital Marketing Strategy Your Business Needs [Part 1]

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These days your business needs an effective digital marketing strategy not only to keep up with the competition but in order for it to fly far and fast. Without one, you could be headed for a crash landing! But don't worry—we’ve got you covered because over the next two episodes special guest, Ryan Deiss, digital marketing expert and CEO of Digital Marketer, guides you step-by-step through a digital marketing strategy to help your business scale and make you more money.

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#18: Leah Glover Hayes—Three Keys to Success

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Most people think success is a solo endeavor – you have to do it alone and there's no one else who can help you get there. But the reality is that we are surrounded by resources and people who can support us in our journey toward success. This week's guest, Leah Glover Hayes, host of the podcast "Her Story of Success", shares inspiring stories of women trailblazers, entrepreneurs, artists and business leaders from all walks. She’s distilled their advice into three keys to success you can use in any area of your life. These keys will help set you on the path to what matters most.

 

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#17: Tom Eisenmann—Is Your Start-up Destined to Fail?

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The failure rate for startups is 90%. That means 9 out of 10 businesses will fail! It doesn’t have to be this way though. If you know the patterns causing these failures and avoid them, your chances for success increase dramatically. This week's guest, Tom Eisenmann, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of “How Startups Fail”, surveyed 470 entrepreneurs and investors about their failed businesses and discovered six distinct patterns leading to their failure. In this episode we discuss and unpack those patterns so you know exactly what to avoid when starting your own business or investing in someone else’s.

 

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#16: Tyler Reagin—How To Lead Something You Didn’t Start

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No matter what your role is within your business, there will be a time when you need to step in and take over something somebody else has built. Not knowing how to manage that transition could put you in a nose dive toward disaster. So how can you successfully lead something you didn’t start? This week special guest, Tyler Reagin, author of “Leading Things You Didn’t Start", answers that question! He gives you the five steps you'll need when taking over any project, department or company. 

 

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#15: Allison Fallon—How and Why Should You Write Your Story?

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You know you have a story to tell but struggle how to even begin telling it. Where should you start? Is it captivating? Who really wants to hear your story? It's overwhelming. That's why we’re answering the question, “How and why should you write your story?” We're joined by special guest Allison Fallon, author of "The Power of Writing It Down", who’s helped hundreds of people find their voice, tell their stories, and share them with the world. In this episode she’ll walk you step-by-step on how to start writing your story and the best way to tell it.

 

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